Episode 405 – Herb Goodluck – N7HG


Herb Goodluck, N7HG, is a member of the Navajo Nation and son of one of the famous World War 2 Navajo heros called the Code Talkers.  Herb keeps the Code Talkers memory alive with an annual special event at Window Rock, Arizona.  N7HG is also an active amateur radio operator and my QSO Today.


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First License:  1996, KC7WVL, later N7HRB, 

Upgrade: “Morse Code Extra” N7HG 

DMR ID for N7HG:  3150943

Brother is Paul Goodluck is KC7WVK

QTH:  Lukachukai, Navajo Nation, Arizona

Favorite Operating Mode:  SSB on 6 Meters and 10 meters

​Herb’s Elmer:  YouTube

Navajo Code Talkers Resources
Navajo Code Talkers and the Unbreakable Code
Talking Code, Honoring Service: Remembering the Navajo Code Talkers
Navajo Code
Navajo Code Talkers Organization
Navajo Code Talkers – National WW2 Museum
Navajo Code Talkers Special Event
N6CC Navajo Code Talkers Display
Special Event Station Navajo Code Talkers N7C  (August 14)
N7C Special Event Station on QRZ

Window Rock – Capital Navajo Nation  Get Picture
Red Stone Formations, Arizona
The “Neh” 300,000, 2010 Census,   173,000 voters
IHS – Indian Health Services
Arizona Mining  
Surface Coal Mines
BIA – Bureau of Indian Affairs
WISP – Wireless Internet 
Eastern Arizona College, Thatcher, AZ
Citizens Band Radio
Fort Wingate, NM
Carlson’s Raiders,  US Marine Corp
Arizona Painted Desert 
Code Talker
Hill 123
US Marine Corp Platoon 297, WW2
Radio Shack Store
Radio Shack Novice and Technician Class License Manuals
Frontier Communications, Two-Way Radio, Window Rock
DMR Hotspot
Anytone AT-D878 DMR Portable

Herb’s Favorite DMR Talk Groups: 

FT-8 Digital Mode

Excited most by: DMR Digital Modes and Hotspots

Advice to new or returning hams: Find interesting people in the bands and talk to them, spin the dial if you don’t like what is being said, and don’t be afraid to  try the digital modes like FT-8 and DMR. 

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The Window Rock in the Navajo Nation, AZ

Herb’s father, John Goodluck, Code Talker

US Marine Corp Navajo Code Talkers, WW2

N7HG Ham Shack

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